Long-time Batavia Rotary Club member, William F. Brown Jr. has been recognized by the Batavia Rotary Club for his commitment and dedication to "service above self." Bill earned Honorary status by distinguishing himself through "meritorious service in the furtherance of Rotary ideals." Bill joined the Batavia Rotary Club in January, 1960. He is a past president (1974-75) and was one of the first Batavia Rotary members to be awarded a Paul Haris Fellow. Bill was chairman of Rotary Radio Days for 35 years and was a popular participant of the annual Rotary Comedy Show.